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International Space Station

  1. Perfect Nerd/Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti Celebrates Towel Day on the International Space Station

    As someone who was recently marooned in space, Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti likely has a bit of experience with the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have: a towel. Let her read to you why towels are so great from Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy in honor of Towel Day—a celebration of Adams' life—yesterday and explain several ISS-friendly towel functions.

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  2. Italy’s First Woman in Space Is About to Break Two Spaceflight Records on Her First Trip, Explains Space Toilets

    Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti already made history as Italy's first woman in space, but a little unexpected time aboard the ISS is about to make her the holder of some impressive spaceflight records.

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  3. Things We Saw Today: Hayao Miyazaki’s Easter Eggs. Everywhere.

    Does this mean all the movies are in the same universe or something?

    What do Studio Ghibli and Pixar have in common? Easter eggs. Self-referential easter eggs everywhere.

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  4. Italian Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti’s Space-Cosplay Game is On Point

    "Coffee: the finest organic suspension ever devised."

    Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti has been living it up on the ISS since November as flight engineer of the Futura mission, and celebrated the SpaceX Dragon freighter's delivery of supplies earlier this week (including specially-engineered, Borg-proof Italian space coffee) by sharing an extremely nerdy pic on Twitter.

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  5. Do You Love SPACE? Then You Have to Watch SpaceX’s Dragon Spacecraft Launch Live!

    After six successful missions to the International Space station (five being official resupply missions for NASA), the spacecrafts are set to liftoff from Florida from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station for another one of their Commercial Resupply Services (CRS).

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  6. Watch the Crew Of the International Space Station Discuss Daily Life In Space, Star Trek

    So what's life in space like? Let Expedition 43 Commander Terry Virts of NASA and Flight Engineer Samantha Cristoforetti (ESA, European Space Agency) answer some questions about daily life in a space station.

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  7. Russia Will Officially Pull out of the ISS and Take Their Parts With Them

    Well that escalated quickly.

    They've threatened it before, but the Russian Federal Space Agency has officially announced that they'll pull out of the International Space Station in 2024—and they'll be taking their sections of the station with them.

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  8. ISS Expedition 45 Raises the Astronaut Portrait Bar With Their Jedi Mind Powers

    These are the nerds you're looking for.

    NASA's Expedition 45 poster of astronauts who will spend a long time in a space station far, far away is pretty much perfect.

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  9. Russia Now Selling Cosmonaut Cuisine in Earth-Bound Vending Machines

    Recommended by 4/5 Dr.Spacemans.

    According to Sputnik News, visitors to Moscow's All-Russian Exhibition Center can now enjoy ISS dining without ever needing to leave Earth! Y...ay?

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  10. Watch Live As NASA Launches Their Deep Space Climate Observatory Right Now!

    Space meteorologists are very excited.

    NASA is launching their Deep Space Climate Observatory Satellite (or DSCOVR, because, of course) this evening from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral. DSCOVR is heading to space on a SpaceX Falcon 9 (which is a reusable rocket, so that's pretty cool). The NASA livestream starts here at 5pmE, and the launch is set for 6:05pmE. NASA says that because this is a sunset launch, it'll be great for viewing.

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  11. Things We Saw Today: Fight Evil By Moonlight In These Magical Leggings

    In the name of the moon, I need these on my body.

    We love these Sailor Moon fanart leggings from Lunariaboutique. Your legs will be magical girls! (via Fashionably Geek)

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  12. [UPDATE] Space Station Astronauts Evacuated to Russian Side After Ammonia Leak Alarm

    Once again proving that lots of people will blow a bunch of money on space thrillers while not enough people pay attention to the real one happening above our heads, the International Space Station woke up to some problems early this morning.

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  13. ISS Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti Shows Us How She Gets Haircuts In Space

    Haircuts! In! Space!

    Being in low gravity for long periods of time does alter your body's height or bone density, but it sure won't stop the hair on your head from growing. That's why every once in a while the people aboard the International Space Station have to cut their hair themselves, and judging from Italian astronaut Sam Cristoforetti's livetweets of her own outer space salon session, the process is... pretty messy.

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  14. This Is How Astronauts Bring Christmas to the Final Frontier

    Their stockings were hung by the science labs with care.

    If spending time with certain people over the holidays makes you wish you could press a button and eject to outer space, you should at least be aware of the holiday customs of your destination. ISS Commander Barry Wilmore and Flight Engineer Terry Virts will fill you in on how Christmas is celebrated iiiiiiin spaaaaaaaaaaace.

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  15. This Light Show From the ISS Is the Best Christmas Display You’ll See All Season

    So when aliens drive by, they'll be SUPER impressed.

    The European Space Agency released this video earlier this week, which compiles more than twelve thousand images taken by astronaut Alexander Gerst into six minutes of beautiful planetary timelapse. Sit back, relax, and enjoy.

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  16. The Year In (Peer) Review: Nine Great Moments for Women In STEM From 2014

    And counting!

    Here are the moments from 2014 that made us laugh, cry, cheer and want to put on a ball gown in honor of the women and girls--both present and past--whose achievements in STEM are changing the world.

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  17. Things We Saw Today: The Batgirl Cosplay Bar Has Been Raised Exponentially

    She is vengeance. She is bedazzled.

    That's it. This cosplay of the Batgirl #37 cover is flawless. Don't even try to top it. (Psst. Actually please do. We'd be highly entertained.)

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  18. Two Women Soon to Be on ISS Long-Term Crew for Only the Second Time in History

    Today in good news.

    Samantha Cristoforetti, Italy's first female astronaut, will blast off this weekend to join the ISS crew, including Russian cosmonaut Elana Serova, in orbit. That will make this only the second time in the space station's 16 years of operation that two women have been on its six-member crew at the same time.

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  19. Things We Saw Today: The Implications of This Chewbacca Rug Are Sobering

    Tauntauns just weren't cutting it.

    Nothing says "decadence" like stretching out in front of the fire on a walking-carpet-carpet! Two different sizes of cozy Wookiee rug are available for purchase from ThinkGeek (adorable Rebel Alliance-themed living room sold separately).

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  20. Things We Saw Today: Walk Your Dog Like a Xenomorph Queen With the Facehugger Leash

    Chestburster (thankfully) not included.

    Finally subjugate those dangerous alien murder machines and make them help walk your adorable pet with the Facehugger leash. Just... make sure it's securely fashioned, OK? Don't take any chances.

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